by Nicoletta Marini-Maio   Dickinson College Department of French and Italian invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian. This is a one-year, non tenure-track position in Italian Language, Literature, and Culture, beginning Fall 2016, renewable for a second year upon successful evaluation.   We seek a candidate...

by David Falchek   Last week, Italian winemaker Giorgio Rivetti spent two days in Scranton officiating at a candlelight winemaker's dinner at the Country Club of Scranton and a presentation for the Electric City Chapter of the American Wine Society.   The opportunity to meet the vintner and experience the wines of his La Spinetta and...

Attenzione sport enthusiasts!!! NIAF member Giovanni Camarchioli, editor of Bel Paese, a newspaper in South Florida, has launched the newspaper's new Italian sports news bulletins. The twice-a-day (morning and afternoon) broadcasts that began on June 1 are in Italian and accessible by phone.   Just call the local number in any of the followi...

If a parking lot full of tattooed men in black leather and boots outside a place called Death Row Motorcycles doesn't intimidate you, the roar of a hundred motorcycles probably will.   No, this isn't the premise of a "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off. It was the scene at the 4-fourth annual UNICO Motorcycle Charity Run, which was held Saturday. &n...

by Katherine Schaeffer   On his front porch in Brighton Heights, Mario Mancini holds a newspaper photo spread, yellowed with age and smoothed beneath a wooden frame. Mancini, 74, points to his teenage self in a photo, standing in New York City just hours after escaping one of the biggest modern maritime disasters — the sinking of the An...

By Storey Wanglee for Main Line Media News   "Men of the Cloth," an inspiring documentary by director/producer Vicki Vasilopoulos, will be making its Main Line debut this summer at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Shot over the course of 11 years, the film follows three Italian master tailors over the past, present, and future of their craft....

Italian Dinner Sponsored by Sons & Daughters of Italy York Lodge #528 Proceeds Benefit: Christopher Columbus Scholarship Fund  & St. Joseph School (York) - Saturday, April 25, 2015 at St. Joseph Church, 2935 Kingston Rd., York, PA. 4:00 to 7:00 pm—Takeout Available   Spaghetti & Meatballs Dinner - $9.00&...

Those interested in their heritage often look to older individuals in their family and friends to learn more about the culture and customs important in their backgrounds.   Hazleton Unico, the local chapter of a national Italian-American service organization, plans to honor senior individuals of Italian descent In the Hazleton area as part o...

Due to an agreement between the Consulate General of Italy and the School District of Philadelphia, we are able to provide​​ at no cost the Italian AP exam for those who will be present on MAY 15th at the "Central High School" (1700 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141; tel. 215-276-5262). In order to facilitate the arrangements, students are asked...

by Natalie Pompilio   A quick look at the to-do list of a city preparing for a papal visit: •Design and print Mass booklets, about 2 million of them in multiple languages. •Solicit volunteers, at least 7,000 but as many as 10,000. Do background checks on each one. •Stock up on Communion wafers. Again, millions.   Pope Francis' sche...